Stan Sakai - About the Artist
In addition to the famous Usagi Yojimbo, Stan Sakai also wrote and illustrated The Adventures of Nilson Groundthumper and Hermy; a comic series with a medieval setting, influenced by Sergio Aragones's Groo the Wanderer.
The characters first appeared in Albedo #1 in 1984, and were subsequently featured in issues of Critters, GrimJack, Amazing Heroes and Furrlough Sakai became famous with the creation of Usagi Yojimbo, the epic saga of Miyamoto Usagi, a samurai rabbit living in late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth-century Japan.
Stan Sakai - Official Shop and Original Art Gallery
At Stan's Official Shop and Art Gallery, you can purchase products straight from the creator himself!
Stan prides himself on his excellent support base. Followers of his work have been very loyal so Stan hopes to continue to create products and original works of art that can be purchased at a fair price.
What's New with Stan Sakai:
Hi Usagi fans, We received the Usagi Saga 5 hardcover artist proofs and trade paperbacks. They are now available on Stan Sakai’s site in the shop section. Or, click here. Featured in Book 5:
I’m pleased to announce that the official Usagi Yojimbo website now has an option to translate text to multiple languages! This comes at a great time since Stan Sakai, the creator of Usagi Yojimbo is invited to Italy as a guest. Stan will be be at the comic book convention in Lucca and speaking in…
Hi Usagi Fans, We’ve received the advance copies of Saga #5 in both Hardcover and Paperback form. What’s neat is that they have a comparison page of the updated artwork for “Tomoe’s Story”! Apparently Sakai-Sensei wasn’t able to find the original art for the reprint (published in the late 80’s, early 90’s), so…